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Healthy Breakfast Meatballs With Sweet Potato, Kale And Blueberries

When I saw this recipe on a friend's blog recently, I thought to myself, blueberries in a meatball??!  Weird!  If you know me, you know I'm a fan of adventurous eating, so for Week 23 of my Trying New Things Challenge, I figured I'd try making this sweet and savory recipe, courtesy of Fed and Fit.… Continue reading Healthy Breakfast Meatballs With Sweet Potato, Kale And Blueberries

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Why You Should Add Chayote To Your Next Meal

Looking for a little variety for your next meal?   For Week 21 of my Trying New Things challenge, I decided to give chayote (pronounced chi-yote) a try!   According to the natural health website Mercola, Chayote is a rich source of dietary fiber, folate, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, vitamin C and choline.  Quite the nutritional powerhouse, this green… Continue reading Why You Should Add Chayote To Your Next Meal

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Paleo Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe – Ready In 15 Minutes

Need an easy dinner idea?  This is one of my go-to recipes when I'm short on time and still want something healthy for dinner. Ingredients: 1 bag cauliflower rice (I buy it frozen, but you can also buy a head of it and chop it up in a food processor). 3 eggs 1 bag of… Continue reading Paleo Cauliflower Fried Rice Recipe – Ready In 15 Minutes

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52 Weeks Of Trying New Things | Week 15 | Avocado Brownies vs. Black Bean Brownies

This year for our Christmas Eve celebration we started a new tradition - Brownie Wars!  My husband and I are both highly competitive, so we each selected a recipe with a surprise ingredient and decided to let our family choose the winner via taste test.  We set the stakes high - the winner chooses the… Continue reading 52 Weeks Of Trying New Things | Week 15 | Avocado Brownies vs. Black Bean Brownies

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Foodie Friday | Paleo Stuffed Peppers

My husband gets all the credit for introducing me to his delicious stuffed peppers.  His version includes rice and feta cheese, but I've modified them a little to be dairy-free and grain-free for those with food sensitivities.  This is my go-to meal anytime I need a quick dinner that won't take much time to prep!… Continue reading Foodie Friday | Paleo Stuffed Peppers

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Banish Your Recipe Rut With Sausage And Butternut Squash Stuffed Tomatoes

Anyone else in a bit of a recipe rut?  I was getting bored with making the same 4 or 5 meals each week, so I'm really thankful for the gift of a cookbook that I've been working through called Against All Grain, by Danielle Walker.   I explain more about why I'm eating mostly paleo these days… Continue reading Banish Your Recipe Rut With Sausage And Butternut Squash Stuffed Tomatoes

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Easy Breakfast Meal Prep – Overnight Oats – Oktoberfest Edition

How do you feel about breakfast?  Is it the most important meal of the day?  Easily skippable?  Wish you could eat it but never have time in your hectic morning?  This recipe has been a lifesaver to prepare ahead of time (only takes 5 minutes) for mornings I have to grab and go!  You've probably… Continue reading Easy Breakfast Meal Prep – Overnight Oats – Oktoberfest Edition